Quotations that match 'soviets'.

As for the United States' future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors - the Soviets and, before them, the British. Mohammed Omar
[ Afghanistan Before British Defeat Fire Future God Hell Predecessors Soviets States Their Them Total United Will Willing]
There was no testimony of conspiracy - Oswald's efforts to get in touch with the Soviets and with the Cuban Fair Play groups in New York were rebuffed, rebuffed at every step. John Sherman Cooper
[ Conspiracy Cuban Efforts Every Fair Get Groups New Oswald Play Rebuffed Soviets Step Testimony Touch Were York]
Despite what many Americans think, most Soviets do not yearn for capitalism or Western-style democracy. Dan Rather
[ Americans Capitalism Democracy Despite Many Most Soviets Think Yearn]
Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
The Afghans did not have sophisticated weapons like the Soviets did, but with their faith they defeated a superpower. Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Afghans Defeated Did Faith Sophisticated Soviets Superpower Their Weapons]
Certain people in the United States are driving nails into this structure of our relationship, then cutting off the heads. So the Soviets must use their teeth to pull them out. Mikhail Gorbachev
[ Certain Cutting Driving Heads Into Must Nails Off Our Out Pull Relationship Soviets States Structure Teeth Their Them Then United Use]
To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique' doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture when the Japanese used it on American prisoners, we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it, we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it. You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying that rape is an enhanced seduction technique. Ted Koppel
[ Almost Alter American Call Enhanced Equivalent Fact Interrogation Japanese Know Koreans Moral North Prisoners Saying Seduction Something Soviets Technique Thought Torture Used]
I tried to contribute to the defeat of the Soviets. If I contributed 1%, it is 1% of something enormous. Edward Teller
[ Contribute Contributed Defeat Enormous Something Soviets Tried]
Remember, we know the end of the story of World War II and the Cold War. But day by day, living in fear of the Nazis and then in fear of the Soviets, the outcome was by no means certain. Kit Bond
[ Certain Cold Day End Fear Ii Know Living Means Outcome Remember Soviets Story Then War World]
A total nuclear freeze is counterproductive - especially now, when technology is rapidly changing and the Soviets have some important strategic advantages. Herman Kahn
[ Advantages Changing Counterproductive Especially Freeze Important Now Nuclear Rapidly Some Soviets Strategic Technology Total]
Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of. Jim McKay
[ Any Beating College Going Gold Greatest Here Kids Medal Olympic Soviets Sport These Think Time Upset Were]
In the years just before... during the Carter years, the Soviets regularly violated, if you will, both the spirit and theletter of arms control agreements, I think, that they had negotiated during the period of detente. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Agreements Arms Before Both Carter Control Detente During Had Just Negotiated Period Regularly Soviets Spirit Think Violated Will Years]
Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control. Barbara Amiel
[ Aimed Conquered Control Dependent Energy Europe Imports Materials Most Nuclear Quite Raw Routes Shipping Simply Since Soviets Subdued Those Through Weapons Without]
What if the Soviet intervention was a blessing in disguise? It saved the myth that if the Soviets were not to intervene, there would have been some flowering authentic democratic socialism and so on. I'm a little bit more of a pessimist there. I think that the Soviets - it's a very sad lesson - by their intervention, saved the myth. Slavoj Zizek
[ Authentic Been Bit Blessing Democratic Disguise Flowering Intervene Intervention Lesson Little More Myth Pessimist Sad Saved Socialism Some Soviet Soviets Their Think Very Were Would]
I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world. David Bruce
[ Alter Been Believing Centuries Fact Fundamental General Had Long Matter Might Optimistic Policies Respect Rest Russian Soviets States Thought Time Too United Were World]
During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline. Bob Graham
[ Allowed Cold Decline During Gathered Human Information Intelligence Listening Our Pictures Soviets Taking War]